NAHETS Chairman Visits Volvo CE

IMG_1372 Originally uploaded by klabacka Matt Klabacka, Chairman of NAHETS visits Volvo CE headquaters in Asheville, NC to discuss relationships with training materials and equipment on July 7, 2009.

Motocross Rider Takes Precaution After Bulldozer Crash

When Jim Wazny makes the 2,000-mile drive to Los Angeles to compete in the X Games later this month, he’s hoping for one thing: a good leg to stand on. For Wazny, a 38-year-old motocross rider from Merrill, that’s never a given. He’s competed with one good leg for the last nine years, after a… Read more »

13 Story Building Collapses in Shanghai

A construction worker in Shanghai working on an unfinished apartment building was killed Saturday. Improper construction methods are believed to be the reason of the collapse in the Lotus Riverside complex in suburban Shanghai, according to a report from the investigation team. “Any construction company with common sense would not make such a mistake,” said… Read more »

Matt Klabacka visits ccc-north

DSC_4695 Originally uploaded by klabacka Nahets Chairman, Matt Klabacka, visits with Northern California College of Construction training director, Tom Champlin, at their field site in Stockton California.

Stolen $26,000 Backhoe Driven Through Fence

As Texas Authorities searched the Area of Gregg County after a stolen backhoe had been reported, there was an accident reported in which a Volvo backhoe had been driven through a fence along with several other pieces of heavy equipment. Lt. Mike Claxton said his office investigated the theft of a Volvo backhoe from 10730… Read more »